News: Man charged with leaving scene of fatal Hillsborough County accident

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol says the driver involved in a fatal crash on Dale Mabry Highway earlier this month is now under arrest.


WTSP reports 48-year-old Russel Balenger is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. The FHP said Balenger turned himself in to police and was taken to the Hillsborough County Jail.


The crash happened April 7 on Dale Mabry Highway at Hamilton Avenue, leaving one person dead.


No further details were released on the accident or the person who was killed.



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